image The memories of Tulsa’s Black Wall Street are not forgotten, but the current policy environment is not encouraging rapid growth of black entrepreneurship. For more details,visit the National Black Business Month reference or consult Year of Jubilee: State of Black Business tenth edition.

Our newest study, Silicon Ceiling 13, reports:


Less than two percent of its black labor force worked in computer, engineering and science fields,

with less than one percent in computer occupations.

Oklahoma had 21.596 black college and graduate students in 2006, of whom fewer than 200 were

graduate students in science and engineering..